Monumenti aperti in Cagliari 2016: two days of art and culture

  • Published: 29-03-2016
  • Category: Events

Cagliari monuments 2016

Art, culture and history: the city of Cagliari also offers this. And much more. The perfect occasion to discover its lesser-known treasures and places that are usually closed to the public? It is the 2016 edition of Monumenti aperti (“Open monuments”) in Cagliari, event that will take place on May 14 and 15, 2016.


The open monuments:

  • Archivio di Stato (via Gallura 2)
  • Church of San Giorgio and Santa Caterina (via Gemelli)
  • Consiglio regionale della Sardegna (via Roma)
  • Exmè (via Sanna – Pirri)
  • Dettori High School (via Cugia)
  • Physics Museum (in the  Cittadella universitaria)
  • Botanical garden (viale Sant’Ignazio 11)
  • Mandolesi pavilion (between piazza d’Armi and via Marengo)
  • CIS (viale Bonaria)
  • Teatro delle saline (a theatre)
  • villa Satta (viale Trento 39)

Each location has its own opening hours. You can visit some monuments only with a tour guide. In addition, guided tours to the churches will be suspended during Mass.


Info points

Piazza Yenne, viale La Palma, piazza Indipendenza, Pirri piazza Italia (sede ex dazio): there will be four info point in these four strategic places of the city; here, from 9am to 8 pm, you can get all the information you might need.


Why only two days?

During the the two days of the event, you will discover some of the most beautiful monuments of the Sardinian capital city. If you have more days to spend on the island, near Cagliari there are other places to see, such as the beaches, the Sella del Diavolo and the ruins of Nora.


Culinary specialties

Don’t forget an important detail: cuisine is culture. The culinary specialties to taste during a holiday in Sardinia are many, from malloreddus to pane carasau, from pecorino cheese to the suckling pig (the so-called porchetto or porcetto).


Further information

For further information about the 2016 edition of Monumenti aperti in Cagliari (any changes, opening times, book guided tours), you can visit the official website of this event,


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